Salmonella and campylobacter contamination of raw retail chickens from different producers: a six year survey.

@article{Wilson2002SalmonellaAC,
  title={Salmonella and campylobacter contamination of raw retail chickens from different producers: a six year survey.},
  author={Ian Robert George Wilson},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2002},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={
          635-45
        }
}
Between 1995 and 2000, a prospective survey was undertaken to investigate the levels of contamination of raw retail chickens (n = 1,127) with salmonella and campylobacter. The levels of contamination over the 6-year period were 11 % (95 % CI +/- 6.5%) for salmonella, and 57% (95% CI +/- 95%) for campylobacter. S. Bredeney (20%) and S. Enteritidis (18%) were the dominant serovars. Although salmonella contamination was higher than in an earlier survey we conducted (7%), since 1998 it has declined… CONTINUE READING
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